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What does Gerritt mean?

Gerritt Pronunciation of Gerritt as a boys' name is pronounced GARE-it. It is of Danish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Gerritt is "spear ruler". Variant of Gerald. Also form of Garret.


ASSOCIATED WITH spear (warrior), ruler (king)


VARIANTS Garrett, Gerrit

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GERALD Garret, Gearalt, Gerallt, Gerik, Gerollt, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrard, Gerrell, Gerri, Gerrild, Gerrold, Gerry, Jarrett, Jerri



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How popular is Gerritt?

Gerritt is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Gerritt is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Gerritt (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Garrett (#328 A YEAR AGO), Gerald (#894), Jarrett (#1559), Garret, Gerrit and Gerry. Other forms, like Gerik, are uncommon. These relations of Gerritt were popular as birth names 9 decades ago (MEDIAN #1141) and are now significantly less conventional (#1463, 90.6% LESS USAGE). (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garret, Garrett, Gerald, Gerrit, Gerry, Jarrett in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gerritt and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gerritt is pronounced similarly to Jarrott, Jerett, Jerrett, Jerrot and Jerrott. Other recommended sound-alike names are Averitt, Barratt, Barrett, Bernett, Birkitt (see Birkett), Britt, Burkitt, Corbitt, Dermott, Dewitt, Everitt, Garett, Garith, Garnett, Garrat, Garratt, Garreth, Garrick, Garrie, Garrin, Garrith, Garritt, Garrot (see Garret), Garrott, Geert, Gelett, Geraint, Gerant, Gerhart, Germin, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerred, Gerrey, Gerrie, Gerrity, Gorrin, Guerrant, Hewitt, Hewlitt (see Hewett), Leggitt, Meritt, Merrett, Merritt, Nesbitt and Pruitt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerritt.

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